What Happened on November 16, 1988

Historical Events

  • Estonia declares sovereignty in internal affairs

Election of Interest

Pakistan's Benazir Bhutto's PPP wins 1st free Pakistani elections in 11 years

Historic Event

President Reagan and the First Lady participate in the official state arrival ceremony, meetings and a state dinner with Margaret Thatcher

Meeting of Interest

President Reagan meets with Jerusalem's mayor Teddy Kollek


Famous Deaths

  • Lotte Stam-Beese, German/Neth architect, dies at about 85
1988 Highlights

About November 16, 1988

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 10 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Bad Medicine - Bon Jovi
  • UK #1 Song: The First Time - Robin Beck